The head of the UN warned the ASEAN nations in Jakarta about mounting crises while Mr Kishida offered regional partners help with infrastructure and security.
Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada had fruitful meetings with his American and South Korean counterparts but China's General Li Shangfu was in a pugnacious mood.
Do we want Okinawa to go the way of Ukraine? China will see the opportunity when Japan and the US weaken their defense measures.
There would be a powerful rationale for China to seal off Taiwan as quickly and completely as possible, with strategic implications for Japan and the US.
China’s goal is military dominance, and it’s making rules, institutions, and technology to disrupt the status quo and project its power into Japan’s islands in the...
The name changes and other acts of aggression are seen as part of broader hardening in tone and tenor aimed at intimidating neighboring democracies.
Japanese agencies are becoming proactive in preparing to defend the Senkaku Islands, as China’s provocations increase in frequency and Chinese government vessels chase Japanese fishermen there.
2020 saw China repeatedly foraying into disputed waters and putting Indo-Pacific nation-states on high-alert. The new law will now authorize China’s maritime militia to use force,...